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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ple who have Alzheimer’s, AB42 is deposited first, providing the initial toxic damage that leads to plaque formation, and then to disruption of tau inside neurons. The concept is known as the amyloid cascade hypothesis and is now accepted by many Alzheimer’s researchers almost as a gospel truth. Early labora...

Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

...toes. Current international guidelines recommend providing subsidised bed nets for young children and pregnant women in order to achieve over 80 percent coverage in these high-risk groups. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr Gerry Killeen at the Ifakara Health Research and Developmen...

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...f prolonging patient survival. Clinical data are providing evidence that patients are living longer following vaccination, de-spite the fact that trials do not show the vaccines can induce the immune system into shrinking tumors, said Jeffrey Schlom, Ph.D., chief of the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Bio...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

...ealth than smoking tobacco. Arguing the case for providing such information, Carol Gartner and Wayne Hall (University of Queensland, Australia) point to the Swedish experience. Snus seems to be widelyused as an alternative to cigarettes in Sweden, contributingto the low overall prevalence of smoking and smok...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...ously unidentified regulators of SCC development, providing insights into the development of this potentially lethal disease. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a form of nonmelanoma skin cancer, which is the most common type of human malignancy with over 1 million new cases in the USA each year. Mutations ...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

... Dr. Newton and his team plan to determine whether providing women with accurate risk information will influence their decisions about how many embryos to transfer. If infertility patients were to gain a better understanding or the risks and benefits of transferring more or fewer embryos, and the acceptabili...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...d both to this dose of crofelemer and the placebo, providing for 125 patients on placebo and 125 patients the selected crofelemer dose. The primary study analysis is planned after all subjects complete the 28-day efficacy period. A full study analysis and final study report will be prepared at that time that w...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...es. Funded by the MBF Foundation, the project is providing participants with education and advice about the control of their blood glucose levels based on individual glucose meter uploads during the day. The study will then determine whether lifestyle advice from pharmacists has a positive impact on particip...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...merging companies, and the investment community by providing comprehensive industry coverage that reflects a unique global perspective and combines ongoing analysis of markets, technologies, econometrics, and demographics. For more information contact: Radhika Menon Theodore, Corporate Communications, rmthe...

AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

...ces on AIDS drugs to limit the cost of its program providing free treatment to all 200,000 people infected with AIDS and the HIV virus. The agreement extends to Brazil the same price structure Abbott has offered 44 other countries considered low and low-middle income, and it replaces a deal signed in 2005 when...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...g hamburgers on whole-wheat buns, for example, and providing a lot of fruit for children to fill up on. The school also began teaching children how to eat nutritious and good-tasting food, and samples of different foods were regularly made available. Parents also were drawn into the programme at meetings whe...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...hes could complement smaller functional studies by providing a whole-gene or whole-virus picture of immune escape. Previous B.C. Centre research published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases investigated the role of HLA class 1 variation on response to anti-HIV therapy. Moving forward, well be expanding ou...

Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

...tute (NCCI) Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie began providing radiotherapy treatment services for the first time in the North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia . Cancer patients in New South Wales now have access to state-of-the-art treatments as the latest in image-guided radiation therapy ( IGRT) eq...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

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Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...lations, fouling hydroelectric power turbines, and providing habitats for malaria and schistosomiasis vectors. Similar biocontrol programs have been successfully applied throughout the tropics and subtropics. Water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, is one of the most invasive water weeds in the world. A native ...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

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FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...ak electrical activity in patients arm muscles and providing just enough assistance that they can complete simple exercises, like lifting boxes or flipping on light switches. By practicing such tasks, patients may begin to relearn how to extend and flex the arm, rebuilding and strengthening neurological pathwa...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

...ity multikinase inhibitor, sorafenib/Nexavar, thus providing an exciting approach for attacking cancers that harbor defective intrinsic apoptotic machinery, explains Dr. El-Deiry....

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

...s in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care....

Physios Find It Difficult to Find Job in NHS

...otherapists have an increasingly important role in providing care and support for patients in Wales and we do not want to lose these valuable professionals from the NHS. He also said: "We are working very hard with employers and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy to address this. "There is more to be ...

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(Date:8/21/2014)... of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a ... breast screening at a network of community breast care ... late November, MD Anderson will become the exclusive provider ... Hermann,s 10 breast care centers, located in Memorial City, ... time, the network will expand to Memorial Hermann,s locations ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black mothers are less ... here,s one possible reason why: Hospitals in neighborhoods with ... those in areas with more white residents, a U.S. ... are much less common in medical centers where the ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... By Dennis Thompson ... (HealthDay News) -- A combination of therapy and antidepressants ... depression, a new study reports. Four out of ... two years experienced full recovery when treated with cognitive ... other hand, the combination didn,t work much better than ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Seattle, WA chiropractors Dr. Lincoln ... Chiropractic and Massage Center have recently welcomed two ... Rina Lang, LMP and Mike Larios, LMP have specialized ... techniques, and have developed their expertise working in a ... important in a clinical environment where massage is used ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The results ... today in The Journal of the American Medical Association ... invasive cancers and reduces unnecessary recalls. Memorial Healthcare System ... the study. , “This study confirms what we already ... harmful cancers we want to find and, at the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MD Anderson and Memorial Hermann to operate breast screening network across Houston area 2Health News:Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 3Health News:Seattle’s Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center Is Pleased to Introduce Rina Lang and Mike Larios as New Members of Its Massage Therapy Team 2Health News:Seattle’s Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center Is Pleased to Introduce Rina Lang and Mike Larios as New Members of Its Massage Therapy Team 3Health News:Dr. Mary Hayes: Study Shows 3D Mammography Finds More Invasive Cancers While Reducing Unnecessary Recalls 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... of Tbingen, Arizona State University, the Wellcome Trust Sanger ... (Swiss TPH) isolated Mycobacterium pinnipedii from skeletons ... old. The pathogen is a relative of the TB ... in humans today. These researchers assume that seals carried ... link to sea lions was unexpected" comments Sebastien Gagneux, ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Using population-based screening outcomes of approximately 3 million ... four researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, ... (SCID) can be successfully implemented across public health newborn ... in the Aug. 20 issue of the Journal ... showed the rate of SCID in newborns is higher ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Institutes of Health has awarded the Oklahoma Medical Research ... research on anthrax and the bacteria,s effects on humans. ... Ph.D., and his colleagues have studied the human immune ... Centers for Human Immunology. The original funding came soon ... the heels of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Newborn screening expansion offers early diagnosis and treatment to infants with SCID 2Newborn screening expansion offers early diagnosis and treatment to infants with SCID 3$14.5 million grant awarded to continue anthrax studies 2
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